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August 17, 2020

Clarke Welcomes Two New Trustees


August 17, 2020

Clarke proudly announces the appointment of Brett Trevett and Kevin Copeland to its Board of Trustees.

“Together, Brett and Kevin bring more than 25 years of leadership in investment and business administration to Clarke’s Board. Their counsel and expertise come at an important time as we navigate the complexities of the pandemic and maintain our commitment to helping students and families thrive,” said Doug Scott, president and CEO. “Their engagement will lead to more opportunities to advance Clarke’s mission and expand our reach.”

Brett

Brett brings more than 10 years of experience in operations and sales. He is the owner of Point Properties of Florida and has an extensive background in real estate and construction. He is a former board member of The First Tee of Jacksonville and former golf coach at The Bolles School. Brett received his bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Florida and master’s from the University of North Florida.

Brett is dedicated to making Clarke services available to more families. His daughter, Emily, a former Clarke student, has surpassed goal after goal. He attributes her success to Clarke and says, “Emily has exceeded expectations and is thriving in the hearing world. The initial shock we felt is a distant memory. The sky is the limit because of Clarke and joining the Board is one way I can help make Clarke’s expertise more accessible to children and families.”

Kevin

Kevin is the SVP – Head of Check Fraud and Analytics at Bank of America where he has held numerous roles. He is a graduate of University of Central Florida and brings more than 15 years of experience in financial services. He has provided countless hours of service to his community as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Children’s Home Society of Florida, Chairman through THE PLAYERS Championship as a volunteer, a member of the National Eagle Scout Association and a volunteer for The Giving Closet Project. Kevin says, “I’m excited to channel my expertise and energy into helping further Clarke’s mission.”

Brett and Kevin both have strong ties to the North Florida community. They are members of Clarke’s Leadership Council in Florida and have chaired and held volunteer roles for numerous Clarke events including the Kilwins Ice Cream Run.